Apple's proposed standard for the next generation of mobile SIM cards will lead the way following a favourable verdict from European regulators.
Cupertino had the support of many of the key European carriers with its super-slim solution that's 40 per cent smaller than the current micro-SIMs featured within gadgets like the iPhone 4S.
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Nokia not happy
Nokia reacted to the decision, claiming Apple's solution is technically inferior to the other technologies proposed by the Nokia, RIM and Motorola proposal.
In a statement that Finnish manufacturer revealed: "Nokia continues to believe that the selected nano-SIM proposal is technically inferior and not suitable for a number of applications, but the ETSI Smart Card Platform Technical Committee has now made its decision.
"Nokia believes that the existing micro-SIM (3FF) will continue to be a preferred option for many manufacturers and devices and so ultimately the market will decide whether 4FF is widely adopted."
Via: PC Mag